Sketching London is a deliberate attempt to recreate a photomontage, so often a favourite of the souvenir. These things often focus on the historic architecture. This one celebrates the new. Have you ever wondered what the impact the Capital has on a first time visitor? … Continue readingSketching London – Painting of the Week
Ever look at Contemporary Architecture and wonder…? How it came about? Who had the idea? Why did they put that there? Obviously, these questions have simple answers. Contemporary Architecture is where it is because someone had a need for a building(s). This was the space … Continue readingContemporary Architecture – Three Generations painting
So, on Wednesday I shared an experimental work in progress. Here’s the result. The verdict is… I don’t like it! Visually I like the effect but I found the surface very fragile and I’ve had the familiar drying problem. Cleaning up resulting in ink smudges … Continue readingNew work – the completed experiment
In an effort to create larger work, I’ve been experimenting for the Lloyds building painting The trouble with paper is that it buckles when you get it wet. One solution is to stretch it and use thicker paper, which works to a point. The point … Continue readingLloyds Building Painting, experimental process.
This Week’s Work in Progress is one I’ve been planning for a while, A montage of London Sketches of Iconic Architecture. After Global village I’ve had so many requests to do one of London. So here it is… I love the sketchy feel so far. … Continue readingLondon Sketches – Work in Progress